Heather Newman serves as Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy for Altria Group. In her role, she oversees Altria's Strategy & Business Development, Advanced Analytics, Investor Relations, Corporate Communications and Ste. Michelle Wine Estates.
Previously, Heather Newman served as President and Chief Executive Officer for Philip Morris USA, where she led the company's efforts to responsibly manufacture and market its brands, including Marlboro and IQOS, to adult tobacco consumers in a financially disciplined way. Since 1999, Heather held numerous leadership roles in Sales and Brand Management including Vice President & General Manager, Marlboro, the leading cigarette brand in all 50 states.
Heather received her undergraduate business degree from Saint Joseph's University's Erivan K Haub School of Business and completed her M.B.A. at Saint Joseph's University with a concentration in Marketing in 2005.
She serves on the Board of Directors of Mentor Virginia, The Executive Advisory Council for the University of Richmond Robins School of Business, as well as on the Board of Visitors for Saint Joseph's University.